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Bread Croutons with Garbanzo Bean Sauce, Scampi and Tuscan Cauliflower


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Bread Croutons with Garbanzo Bean Sauce, Scampi and Tuscan Cauliflower



Ingredients for 4 people


2 cloves Garlic Divided
2 sprigS Fresh Rosemary Divided
6 sliceS French Bread
6 Scampi (May Substitute Large Shrimp Peeled And Deveined)
3/4 cup Garbanzo Bean Canned
3/4 cup Water
3/4 cup Tuscan Cauliflower Julienne (May Substitute White Cauliflower)



Preparation
1. Cut one of the garlic cloves in half place it in a skillet with extra virgin olive oil and one sprig of rosemary

2.   heat garlic and rosemary over medium heat for 5 minutes or until garlic turns golden

3.   add the garbanzo beans and water

4. Season to taste with salt and pepper, simmer for five minutes

5. discard the rosemary

6.   place mixture in a blender and add a little olive oil if needed

7. The consistency must be quite firm, but the texture must be smooth

8.   fry the bread in a skillet until crispy with a little olive oil, place the bread on a serving plate

9. Heat additional extra virgin olive oil in the same skillet

10. stir-fry the tuscan cauliflower season with salt and pepper

11. Remove from skillet and set aside

12.   heat additional extra virgin olive oil in a skillet and stir-fry scampi tails with a sprig of rosemary and the remaining garlic clove

13.   spread the garbanzo beans sauce on each slice of bread, place a scampi tail on top of each one, top with the cauliflower, and garnish with a hint of olive oil